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Deceivableness

Romans 16:18
For these are the kind who do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By their smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds of the naive.
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not like so many others, hucksters who peddle the word of God for profit, but we are speaking in Christ before God as persons of sincerity, as persons sent from God.
2 Corinthians 4:2
But we have rejected shameful hidden deeds, not behaving with deceptiveness or distorting the word of God, but by open proclamation of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.
Ephesians 4:14
So we are no longer to be children, tossed back and forth by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching by the trickery of people who craftily carry out their deceitful schemes.
2 Peter 2:18
For by speaking high-sounding but empty words they are able to entice, with fleshly desires and with debauchery, people who have just escaped from those who reside in error.
Hebrews 3:13
But exhort one another each day, as long as it is called "Today," that none of you may become hardened by sin's deception.

In them

1 Corinthians 1:18
For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
2 Corinthians 2:15
For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing --
2 Corinthians 4:3
But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled only to those who are perishing,
2 Peter 2:12
But these men, like irrational animals -- creatures of instinct, born to be caught and destroyed -- do not understand whom they are insulting, and consequently in their destruction they will be destroyed,

That they

John 3:17
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world should be saved through him.
John 5:34
(I do not accept human testimony, but I say this so that you may be saved.)
Romans 10:1
Brothers and sisters, my heart's desire and prayer to God on behalf of my fellow Israelites is for their salvation.
1 Thessalonians 2:16
because they hinder us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. Thus they constantly fill up their measure of sins, but wrath has come upon them completely.
1 Timothy 2:4
since he wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.

General references

Exodus 8:7
The magicians did the same with their secret arts and brought up frogs on the land of Egypt too.
Deuteronomy 13:2
and the sign or wonder should come to pass concerning what he said to you, namely, "Let us follow other gods" -- gods whom you have not previously known -- "and let us serve them."
Deuteronomy 28:28
The Lord will also subject you to madness, blindness, and confusion of mind.
Deuteronomy 29:4
But to this very day the Lord has not given you an understanding mind, perceptive eyes, or discerning ears!
Psalm 109:17
He loved to curse others, so those curses have come upon him. He had no desire to bless anyone, so he has experienced no blessings.
Isaiah 47:12
Persist in trusting your amulets and your many incantations, which you have faithfully recited since your youth! Maybe you will be successful -- maybe you will scare away disaster.
John 8:45
But because I am telling you the truth, you do not believe me.

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